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  1. Austin Bukenya: Saudi Arabia’s call for quieter prayers

    Muezzins, especially the young ones, from neighbouring rival mosques tend to try to outdo one another in their delivery of the adhana.

    Grand Mosque
  2. PRIME Maqbul Mohammed's battle with depression

    How fame, cash and pressure led radio host and actor to attempt suicide.

     Maqul Mohammed
  3. Eugene Mbugua ventures into Tanzanian showbiz market

    TV producer currently in Tanzania where he is seeking partnerships with the country’s showbiz gurus.

    Eugene Mbugua
  4. Music fans gear up for 'African Night Fever' in England

    The show dedicated to African music fans will feature UK-based Tanzanian musician Saidi Tumba Kanda.

    Saidi Tumba Kanda
  5. Just a Man: The kind of man this nation needs

    This nation doesn't need a man who's appointed by elders. It needs a man who's anointed by God.

    Political rally
  6. How Polish priest designed Sh300m Subukia shrine

    Father Kazimierz Szulc says the construction of the 5,000-seater church will be completed in 2023.

    Father Kazimierz Szulc
  7. PRIME Don’t blame Sheng for poor Kiswahili results

    The use of slang among young people is common all over the world and does not affect performance in languages.

    Sheng anthem
  8. PRIME Austin Bukenya: Do you believe Oriomra and other compulsive modern liars?

    I had my second dose of the anti-covid vaccine earlier this week and the experience has taught me quite a few important lessons.

    Covid-19 vaccine
  9. Idris Elba hosts Africa Day concert

    Big names in the entertainment arena took part in this year’s virtual concert.

    Idris Elba
  10. New book on rhumba music launched

    The book is authored by George “Jojo” Ndege, a US- based Kenyan promoter living in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Ben Hinga
  11. Content creators set to reap from Baze

    Creatives will take home 60 per cent of the revenue Safaricom will collect from consumers who purchase content.

    Sylvia Mulinge
  12. Tony Ndiema's Ohangla Rhumba fusion show in Nairobi

    Tony Ndiema is among the innovators of the new generation Ohangla-Rhumba fusion beat.

    Tony Ndiema
  13. Gidi Kocha's unique blend of music and fitness

    Gidi Kocha (Gideon Onoka) specialises in contemporary urban music.

    Gidi Kocha
  14. PRIME From gospel to secular: Life on the other side

    A number of artistes who began in the “narrow” route have since switched to the broader one by turning into secular artistes.

    Willy Paul
  15. PRIME Nameless and Wahu on love, life, scandals and music

    Now in their 40s, the Mathenges say life has just begun, and boy doesn’t it look colourful!

    Nameless and Wahu
  16. Robert Khula lands new brand ambassadorial role

    The actor, who is also a brand and fitness model, will now be the face of Fletna Kenya beauty products.

    Robert Khula Budi
  17. Nameless, Wahu love documentary to premiere

    Nameless and Wahu have been together for 23 years now, 16 of them as a married couple.

    Nameless and Wahu
  18. Remembering Congolese singer Pepe Ndombe Opetum

    The event is expected to be marked online with no major live concerts due to Covid-19 pandemic.

    Pepe Ndombe Opetum
  19. Remembering benga great D.O Misiani

    The band leader of the D.O 7 Shirati Jazz Band moved to Kenya in the mid-1960s .

    Daniel Owino (D.O) Misiani.
  20. Austin Bukenya: After 7 years, give me Rachael, and a faith of love and respect

    The Saturday Nation and NMG should give us our beloved Rachael to hold and to keep, for we have laboured, in love, a perfect seven years to earn her hand.

  21. The Dish: It’s all about whisky this week 

    I usually drink this particular whisky most often with my brothers; they favour its peaty, smoky essence, and its smoothness, and I’ve come to appreciate it too; whether it’s the 10 Years Old or...

  22. Malkeeya Kenya's only hope in Amazing Voices

    Kenyan girl band now stands a chance of walking away with Sh10 million, should they emerge victorious in the continental singing competition.

    Malkeeya Band
  23. Taming Nairobians’ rage on film

    Kenyans have just a few more days in which to watch one of the best films recently made about the lives and struggles of ordinary Nairobians.

  24. Forty years on, Bob Marley's rich legacy thrives

    His rich anthems of peace and struggle, hope and discontent, still reverberate globally and especially in his native Jamaica

    Bob Marley
  25. PRIME Humble professor who rose to greatness

    Environmental law professor who rose from humble village to become leading voice at the University of Nairobi

    Prof Charles Odidi Okidi,
  26. Dr Achola Pala: Empowered and empowering mentor for country

    By way of celebrating Mother’s Day, I wish to share with you a brief sketch of the career of a close friend of mine.

    Achola Pala Okeyo
  27. Purity Gitonga is back with a new worship song 

    The singer has dedicated her new song to her online fans.

    Purity Gitonga
  28. End of an era as omutibo producer exits the scene

    Manasseh Omwona was the founder of the Diploma label and a pioneer River Road music producer

    Manasseh Omwoma
  29. Fans mourn Ugandan music star Sammy Kasule  

    The guitarist was traveling from Kampala to Sweden when he collapsed and died at the Amsterdam Airport.

    Sammy Kasule
  30. Remembering Mose Fan Fan of ‘Papa Lolo’ hit song

    The Congolese legendary guitarist and composer collapsed and died in Nairobi on May 3, 2019.

    Mose Fan Fan
  31. Kenyan traditional music to benefit from a UK project

    The project seeks to replace drum kits, electric and bass guitars with African traditional instruments.

    Fiston Lusambo
  32. Men need sex education more than ever

    Most males learn about sex through childhood scare-tactics and pornography. They end up ignorant

  33. Congolese singer DPretty launches new Afro-pop beat in the US

    Dpretty has been working on a new single “Boom Keke” which was launched virtually online two weeks ago.

     Jpink, Dpretty.
  34. Homeboyz suspends morning show hosts

    Radio station send three morning show hosts on a two-week suspension for their crass comments on air

    Shaffie Weru DJ Joe Mfalme homeboyz
  35. Homeboyz Radio forced to apologise for victim blaming woman

    The misogynistic comments made during the station's morning show have elicited outrage.

    Shaffie Weru DJ Joe Mfalme homeboyz
  36. PRIME Young gamers putting Kenya on global spotlight

    Currently worth an estimated Sh13.9 billion, Kenya’s video gaming industry is expected to grow to about Sh16.8bn by 2023.

    gamers
  37. Nawal El Saadawi: Egypt’s grand novelist and global activist

    El Saadawi was a global iconoclast in the best sense of the phrase.

    Nawal El Saadawi
  38. Remembering Afro-jazz icon Manu Dibango

    Musicians Dibango and Mabélé succumbed to Covid-19 in March 2020 in France.

    Manu Dibango
  39. Josky tribute show in Nairobi today

    Late Congolese musician to be remembered by his fans in Nairobi in a show dubbed 'Hommage Josky Kiambukuta'.

    Congolese musician Josky Kiambukuta
  40. PRIME Josky Kiambukuta: One more TPOK Jazz voice goes silent

    Josky, who died at 72, was one of the most prolific rumba singers who, during his long career, teamed with up with such greats as Lola Checain, Djo Mpoyi and Ntesa Dalienst.

    Congolese musician Josky Kiambukuta
  41. The quest to identify Fela Kuti's successor: why it’s time to end it

    It’s nearly a quarter of a century since Fela Kuti passed away. Yet, the influence of his music and pan-Africanist thoughts hasn’t stopped.

  42. PRIME African Heritage House: The making of an architectural marvel

    Alan Donovan talks about the inspiration behind the national monument which boasts the title “Most Photographed House in Africa”.

    African Heritage House
  43. The Reel: Why Bridgerton swept the nation

    The Duke was looking for a convenient way to get through the summer, and he ended up in a marriage.

  44. PRIME Baraza JM: I have just the car for you...

    I have to ask: with 100km of city driving... do you really need an SUV?

    Toyota Fortuner
  45. PRIME Eric Omondi: The fuss, the fun and the funk

    The controversial ‘Wife Material’ project, saw some corporates withdraw endorsement deals with the comedian.

    Eric Omondi
  46. The secret of being confident without the arrogance

    To be self-assured is to strive to be the best version of yourself while arrogance has you competing with everybody with an air of self-importance

  47. PRIME Austin Bukenya: For our fish, misfortunes never come singly but in battalions

    We have cause to be alarmed at reports that fish in our lakes are dying and washing on to our shores in large numbers.

    Koginga beach
  48. Kenyan DJ out to conquer tricky US music market

    DJ Cutts, says he wants to develop his talent to reach the level of DJ Puff, a native of Barbados, South America.

     DJ Cutts
  49. Congolese singer Fiston Lusambo releases Kenyan tribute song

    Fiston has in the last few years has been incorporating Kenyan and Congolese musicians in his recordings.

    Fiston Lusambo
  50. Rhumba Japan live at Alaska Lounge

    The group is currently working on new recordings for their next production later in the year.

    Goby Makabi Manenga
  51. PRIME The rise and rise of Mbogi Genje

    You have listened to their music, whether you liked it or not, and tried to figure out what they are saying.

    Mbogi Genje
  52. Staffroom Diary: Fiolina refuses to become a Mwisho wa Lami teacher

    I hope she fails the interview, and comes back to me begging.

  53. Surgeon's Diary: Day Marie and I got vaccinated for Covid

    I and Mama Marie received a letter from the NHS inviting us for our Covid vaccination a week ago.

    Covid vaccination
  54. Caroline Njunge: Growing up, what was your alcohol story?

    There are many other versions of such stories that revolve around alcohol.

    Man drinking beer
  55. Gospel musician Purity Gitonga marks 20 years in ministry

    The gospel musician has expressed optimism as she enters another milestone of her career.

    Purity Gitonga
  56. Veteran Congolese singer Jean Papy Ramazani dies in USA

    Ramazani's counterpart Mekanisi Modero, who also lives in Seattle, confirmed his death after a long ailment.

    Jean Papy Ramazani
  57. Amanda Gorman redeemed belief in the power of poetry

    Miss Gorman proved that art can be that middle ground that can be a launching pad for a more equitable, peaceful and just society.

    Amanda Gorman
  58. Upheaval at premier museum echoes racial turmoil in America

    Smithsonian forced to apologise for race guideline that said rational thinking, hard work are ‘white values’

  59. Bukenya: Enjoying a Christmas party and a literary chat with Ndugu Mkapa

    Mkapa may have had his failings, but they were not for lack of trying.

  60. Sunday Sermon: Freedom goes hand in hand with restraint

    Many biblical texts encourage us to take freedom seriously

    church
  61. Staffroom Diary: Trouble brewing as Branton and Electina rebel

    The children have disappeared from home and vowed never to return.

  62. Style: Regimen for skin under a facemask

    Touching and moving the mask around contaminates your skin

  63. Surgeon's Diary: Of my part-time writing job that finally paid off

    On March 3, 1978, I became a published writer and acquired a new wife, ‘Literary’ to rhyme with Marie, Surgery and Rotary

  64. How Julius Nyerere built state out of disparate nations

    The Tanzanian statesmen was willing to imperil his family economically for his countrymen and women to gain political freedom.

  65. Mr Survivor: My Beetle will save me from poverty

    They call me Survivor, which fits me as well as it suits their hearts.

  66. Johnny Depp libel trial set to start in London

    Depp is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN), publisher of The Sun, and its executive editor Dan Wootton.

  67. 'Safe haven' gold has a rich 3,000-year history

    So, during good times, the investment argument for gold may not glitter.

  68. Azziad vs Femi One: Who owes the other?

    Lawyer Bernard Murunga weighs in on the issues behind #UtawezanaChallenge

  69. Beyonce decries bigotry in message to graduates

    "Your fight for people who may be different from you is beautiful."

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  70. Series Review: Why Issa from ‘Insecure’ shouldn’t take ex back

    'Insecure' is the child of Senegalese American film genius Joissa Rae Diop, better known to you as Issa Rae

  71. Veteran musician John Nzenze in hospital

    He is among the few surviving legends of the Kenya Twist genre.

  72. Diamond Platinumz to pay rent for 500 families

    Tanzania is battling the coronavirus pandemic as cases surge.

  73. Mourning three music megastars

    Three diehard fans of Congolese soukous legend Aurlus Mabele are devastated by the news of his death.

  74. Diamond Platnumz manager Sallam tests Covid-19 positive

    Sallam is believed to have travelled to Europe on March 5 where he visited Switzerland, Denmark and France.

  75. Tom Hanks announces positive test for coronavirus

    Hanks, 63, said he and Wilson came down with a fever while in Australia.

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